Brazilian football icon, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pele has died at the age of 82.
Pele passed on Thursday following his battle with colon cancer since September 2021.
Regarded as the greatest of all time, Pele enjoyed a sparkling career spanning 20 years, from 1957 to 1977.
A inspiração e o amor marcaram a jornada de Rei Pelé, que faleceu no dia de hoje.
Amor, amor e amor, para sempre.
Inspiration and love marked the journey of King Pelé, who peacefully passed away today.
Love, love and love, forever. pic.twitter.com/CP9syIdL3i
— Pelé (@Pele) December 29, 2022
He holds the record for the most FIFA World Cup by a single player, winning three in 1958, 1962 and 1970.
Pele is credited to have scored a total of 1,281 goals in 1,363 matches for the Brazilian national team, Santos and the New York Cosmos.